If I do not at once obey, he moves his little hands like a piano-player and begs tatata, tatata, imitating the music.
He's going to read--and I'm to be allowed a piano, and a piano-player.
The piano-player bangs and thumps his hideously-wiry instrument.
It rests with the public to say whether they prefer the gramophone to the singer, the piano-player to the accomplished pianist.
The concept is to the physicist what a musical note is to a piano-player.
He quite knew that to dally with the piano-player while smoking a high-class cigar was to insult the cigar.
And lest she should begin to thank him he got out of his chair and went up to the piano-player—making that noise!
And rather than be balked of it, he turns to the less sophisticated mechanism of the piano-player.
The piano-player rose from his neglected instrument and caught him also.
For this, in passing through the piano-player, is almost reduced to a frigid astronomical basis.